CDS exam is conducted twice a year all over India in offline format. CDS written result is declared roughly around 45-60 days after the written exam. So, it’s necessary to calculate your score with the help of CDS answer key to check whether you clear the CDS exam or not.
CDS 1 2020 Answer key is out which will be helpful for you to calculate your marks and check whether you are eligible for SSB interview or not.
Official CDS 1 2020 answer key will be released after CDS 2020 final result. The CDS 2020 answer key which you will see are made by our experts and are highly accurate. You can rely on this CDS 1 2020 answer key for calculating your score.
CDS 1 2020 Exam
CDS 1 2020 Exam was conducted on 2nd of February 2020 all over India. Written exam paper was moderate to difficult (Detailed CDS 1 2020 paper analysis is given below in this article). There are many reasons which decide the difficulty level of the paper.
CDS 1 2020 exam result will be released on 23rd March 2020 (Expected date) as CDS result is generally released after 45-60 days after the commencement of the written exam.
Why CDS 1 2020 answer key is must?
After completing the written exam, if you will calculate your written exam score with the help of the CDS 1 2020 answer key, you will get the exact range of marks that you will score. This gives you a clear idea of whether you will get the chance of an SSB interview or not. If you are clearing the CDS written exam, you can start preparation for SSB interview, and if you are far behind the previous year cutoff, you can start preparing for the written exam of the next CDS attempt as per CDS detailed strategy.
How marks are calculated in CDS Written Exam?
Aspirants have many questions regarding CDS marking scheme like how many marks does one question carry in CDS OTA, etc
In this section, we will see Marks Calculation of UPSC CDS written exam for GK, Maths and English.
1) CDS GK Paper Marks Calculation:
- No. of marks to add for 1 correct answer in GK: 0.833 Marks
- No.of marks to subtract for 1 wrong answer in GK: 0.277 Marks
Real Life Marks Calculation:
If you have attempted 80 questions out of which your 12 questions are wrong, what must be your GK paper score?
- Number of correct questions: 68 (68*0.833)
- Number of wrong questions: 12 (12*0.277)
- Final score : 56.644 -3.324 =53.32 Marks
So, your CDS GK score will be 53.32 Marks
2) CDS Maths paper Marks Calculation:
- Number of marks to add for 1 correct answer: 1 Mark
- Number of marks to subtract for 1 wrong answer: 0.33 Marks
Real Life Marks Calculation:
If you have attempted 74 questions out of which your 10 questions are wrong, what must be your Maths paper score?
- Number of correct questions: 64 (64*1)
- Number of wrong questions: 10 (10*0.333)
- Final score : 64 -3.33 =60.67 Marks
So, your CDS Maths score will be 60.67 Marks
3) CDS English paper Marks Calculation:
- Number of marks to add for 1 correct answer:0.833 Marks
- Number of marks to subtract for 1 wrong answer: 0.277 Marks
Real Life Marks Calculation:
If you have attempted 78 questions out of which your 14 questions are wrong, what must be your English paper score?
- Number of correct questions: 64 (64*0.833)
- Number of wrong questions: 14 (14*0.277)
- Final score : 53.312- 3.878 = 49.434 Marks
So, your CDS English score will be 49.434 Marks
CDS 1 2020 Answer Key with solution
Let us begin with the CDS 1 2020 answer key with solution for GK, Maths, and English. CDS questions are the same in all the sets. The only difference between the different sets of CDS exam is the sequence of asked questions.
CDS 1 2020 answer key will contain answers of Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D.
CDS 1 2020 GK Answer Key
CDS GK paper was moderate to difficult. Many questions were designed in such a way that 2 answers appeared to be correct. This CDS 1 2020 GK paper will help you to get the exact score in the paper.
You need to clear Individual CDS cut off for CDS GK paper of 20 marks which is very crucial as many aspirants fail to score even 20 marks. Let us see CDS 2020 GK answer key:
- CDS 1 2020 GK answer key Set A: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 GK answer key Set B: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 GK answer key Set C: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 GK answer key Set D: Check here (Coming Soon)
If you are scoring 30+ Marks in CDS GK paper, then you have a high probability of clearing CDS exam in this attempt. And if unfortunately, you have scored less than 20 marks, no need to worry. You just need to follow CDS GK paper strategy to score 50+ Marks in the upcoming attempt.
CDS 1 2020 Maths Answer Key
CDS 1 2020 Maths paper was easy to moderate and many questions were as predicted. Some questions wee time consuming which were meant to be left. Scoring 45-50 marks was easy but if your aim was to score around 65-70 marks, it needed a good practice and also the skill of leaving lengthy questions.
Even in Maths paper, you need to clear CDS individual cut offof 20 marks which is not a big deal if you have followed CDS Maths strategy. Now, let us see CDS 2020 Maths answer key:
- CDS 1 2020 Maths answer key Set A: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 Maths answer key Set B: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 Maths answer key Set C: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 Maths answer key Set D: Check here (Coming Soon)
It is rare that you have not cleared the individual cutoff of CDS Maths paper as 20-25 questions are very easy to solve and score full marks.
If you are not able to clear the overall cutoff of CDS exam for IMA, INA or AFA, you have to follow CDS Maths strategy which can help you to score 60+ Marks if done systematically.
It takes some time to cover the basics, but once they are done, you can score high marks in CDS Maths paper for the upcoming 2-3 attempts.
CDS 1 2020 English Answer Key
The most favorite paper of CDS aspirants is English. In CDS 1 2020, English paper was easy but lengthy. Many aspirants were not able to complete the whole paper.
The average attempt of English in CDS 2020 was 75-80 questions as per the poll conducted on Instagram. You cannot clear CDS exam if you score less than 50 marks in English (in most cases). Let us have a look at CDS 1 2020 English answer key:
- CDS 1 2020 English answer key Set A: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 English answer key Set B: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 English answer key Set C: Check here (Coming Soon)
- CDS 1 2020 English answer key Set D: Check here (Coming Soon)
Many aspirants think English as a very easy paper and do not study for it. Each and every CDS aspirant manages to 35-40 marks in CDS English paper, but if you want to aim 65+ marks in CDS English paper, you need to have a good hold over English grammar rules and vocabulary.
English is the easiest paper of the CDS exam, and if you can’t score 60+ marks in English, it becomes tough to clear the overall cut off marks, especially for AFA and IMA. So, it is better to follow the CDS English strategy which I have made specially to score 60+ Marks in English.
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CDS 1 2020 Exam Difficulty Level
CDS 1 2020 Written exam review was taken from thousands of aspirants. Above given CDS 1 2020 Difficulty level was calculated based on analysis done based on those reviews.
Before giving review, first check your marks with CDS 1 2020 answer key with solution and then decide the difficulty level of the paper
If you have given CDS exam 2020 exam, give your genuine review of CDS 1 2020 in the comment section below.
How to know CDS exam marks? (By Official source, that is, UPSC)
Official CDS exam marks can be checked when CDS 1 2020 Final result will be declared. (Of qualified as well as non-qualified aspirants)
I will update when it will be declared on www.upsc.gov.in
How to know which SSB interview you need to face after the written exam?
Now you have calculated your score of CDS GK, CDS Maths and CDS English as per answer key. Now you need to check CDS Cut off of different academies which will give you an idea about which SSB you need to face after clearing the CDS Written exam.
Can I rely 100% on CDS 1 2020 Answer key released by private academies?
Each and every Answer Key of CDS exam is around 90-95 percent correct because some questions of each paper are confusing. So, in such case, your “Final marks” and Marks calculated with these private answer keys may vary by 4-5 marks only.
Also, you can do personal research from your study reference books and google to get confirm answers to some confusing questions.
And you can cross-check your marks from more than 1 website and do an average of those marks. For your convenience, I will provide CDS 1 2020 answer key by Cavalier India, Balnoi Academy, SSB crack and even Grade Up. So, that your marks calculated with the help of UPSC CDS answer key of these reputed coaching institutes in India will be highly accurate.
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